Flights from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Selected fares from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
WAS LAX Tue, Apr 21 - Wed, Apr 22 $312
WAS LAX Wed, Apr 22 - Tue, Apr 28 $322
WAS LAX Sat, May 16 - Wed, May 20 $338
WAS LAX Thu, May 7 - Sat, May 9 $339
WAS LAX Mon, Apr 27 - Thu, Apr 30 $339
WAS LAX Wed, May 6 - Tue, May 12 $340
WAS LAX Thu, May 7 - Sat, May 9 $349
WAS LAX Tue, May 5 - Wed, May 13 $350
WAS LAX Sat, May 2 - Sun, May 3 $356
WAS LAX Wed, Jul 29 - Wed, Aug 5 $367

Washington DC and Los Angeles airports and terminals

Airports in Washington DC DC, US

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  • 1

    Reagan National Airport (DCA)

    Distance from City Center: 3 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from DCA to LAX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal B Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, US Airways
  • 2

    Dulles Airport (IAD)

    Distance from City Center: 22.3 miles

    Carriers for flights from IAD to LAX

    Carriers
    American Airlines, China Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines, Virgin America
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Airports in Los Angeles CA, US

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  • 1

    Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 11.7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from WAS to LAX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 China Airlines, Virgin America
    Terminal 4 American Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal 6 Alaska Airlines
    Terminal 7 United Airlines
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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, May 7 Washington DC (DCA) Los Angeles (LAX) Sun Country Airlines $322
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Return Sat, May 9 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (DCA) Sun Country Airlines

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Leave Sat, May 2 Washington DC (DCA) Los Angeles (LAX) Sun Country Airlines $322
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Return Wed, May 6 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (DCA) Sun Country Airlines

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Leave Wed, May 6 Washington DC (DCA) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $332
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Return Wed, May 13 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (DCA) Virgin America
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jun 5 Washington DC (DCA) Los Angeles (LAX) US Airways $359
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Return Mon, Jun 8 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (DCA) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Washington DC to Los Angeles

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Leave Mon, Jun 8 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $345
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Return Wed, Jun 10 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) United Airlines

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Leave Mon, Jun 15 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $355
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Return Mon, Jun 22 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) United Airlines
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from Washington DC to Los Angeles

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Leave Fri, Jul 3 Washington DC (DCA) Los Angeles (LAX) US Airways $359
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Return Sat, Jul 4 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (DCA) US Airways

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Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jul 14 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $345
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Return Wed, Jul 22 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in July from Washington DC to Los Angeles

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Leave Tue, Jul 28 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $345
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Return Tue, Aug 4 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) United Airlines
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Fly from Washington DC to Los Angeles

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

Los Angeles International Airport

Los Angeles is a popular destination for travel. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Los Angeles. The site features a search engine that looks at a variety of major airlines to locate low cost airfares. The Los Angeles International Airport sits 15 miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles on World Way. Many airlines service the Los Angeles Airport, including US Airways, Southwest, Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines, Delta and Continental. Orbitz.com can help travelers book the best deals.

Transportation from the Los Angeles International Airport

Travelers have a variety of options for ground transportation from the airport. The LAX shuttle offers transport to most major hotels in the area for a small charge. Public buses and light rail systems charge a flat fee depending on the destination. Rental cars can be obtained through Orbitz.com at discount prices, and taxis offer metered services throughout the city.

Weather in Los Angeles

Los Angeles boasts very mild climate year-round. Winter temperatures rarely go below 50°F. Summers average temperatures stay around 85°F.

Los Angeles Attractions

Los Angeles offers its visitors a wide variety of things to do. The Getty Center museum displays famous pieces by Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne and features a botanical garden with flowers from the region. The Walt Disney concert hall provides symphonies and musical concerts throughout the year. The concert hall also houses a theater for dramatic productions. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles features a dinosaur hall with three t-rex specimens and other dinosaur exhibits. Orbitz.com can help travelers locate the top sales on area attractions and cheap flights to Los Angeles, which is great for the budget traveler.

Interesting facts about flights from Washington DC to Los Angeles

    • 20 direct flights are operating from Washington DC to Los Angeles today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 5h 55m.
    • American Airlines flight 2275 (8:05 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles.
    • United Airlines flight 209 (10:00 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's latest available flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles (United Airlines flight 337, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 5h 46m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles (Alaska Airlines flight 5, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) takes 6h 6m.
    • Flights from Dulles Airport (IAD), Reagan National Airport (DCA) to Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Washington DC to Los Angeles on Thu, Apr 2, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2340/AA2279 DCA 6:18 PM LAX 12:11 AM 738/738 8hr 53min
American Airlines/US Airways AA2340/US2279 DCA 6:18 PM LAX 12:11 AM 738/738 8hr 53min
United Airlines/American Airlines UA5615/AA2279 DCA 6:46 PM LAX 12:11 AM E75/738 8hr 25min
United Airlines/US Airways UA5615/US2279 DCA 6:46 PM LAX 12:11 AM E75/738 8hr 25min
US Airways/American Airlines US2340/AA2279 DCA 6:18 PM LAX 12:11 AM 738/738 8hr 53min
US Airways/Alaska Airlines US2340/AS1256 DCA 6:18 PM LAX 12:11 AM 738/738 8hr 53min
US Airways/US Airways US2340/US2279 DCA 6:18 PM LAX 12:11 AM 738/738 8hr 53min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1192/AA185 DCA 5:35 PM LAX 12:20 AM 738/32B 9hr 45min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1192/US185 DCA 5:35 PM LAX 12:20 AM 738/32B 9hr 45min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA4263/AA185 DCA 6:59 PM LAX 12:20 AM E75/32B 8hr 21min
American Airlines/US Airways AA4263/US185 DCA 6:59 PM LAX 12:20 AM E75/32B 8hr 21min
Delta Air Lines/American Airlines DL3349/AA185 IAD 5:00 PM LAX 12:20 AM ERJ/32B 10hr 20min
Delta Air Lines/US Airways DL3349/US185 IAD 5:00 PM LAX 12:20 AM ERJ/32B 10hr 20min